Chris Trypas

General Manager New Zealand, Executive Manager Specialist Services

Home in Place senior executive Chris Trypas

Chris is the General Manager New Zealand & Executive Manager Specialist Services for Home in Place.

Chris oversees the management of Home in Place’s New Zealand operation, delivering 400 Community Housing in Auckland, Palmerston North and Whanganui. A strong growth pipeline in Aotearoa will see the New Zealand business offering flourish in the coming years.

Chris also manages the Specialist Disability Accommodation team who oversee 1300 disability Rooms and apartment style Disability Housing properties across NSW, QLD and VIC, as well as several fee for service partnership agreements in the affordable and disability housing space including Home for Life (H4L), Summer Foundation Disability Housing & BlueCHP Affordable Housing.

During his 11 year career at Home in Place, Chris has been instrumental in leading successful growth strategies within the business including:

– ADHC Group home transfer to Community Housing (2017)
– Affordable Housing transition – BlueCHP (2018)
– Social Housing Management Transfer (SHMT) (2019)
– Social and Affordable Housing Fund property transition (2020)

Chris is a Certified Housing Professional through the Australian Housing Institute (AHI), holds a Diploma of Management and is a Certified Trainer and Assessor (TAE).